Papers / Publications

BOOKS

Toure, K., & Cissé, D. (forthcoming in 2014). Appropriation pédagogique des TIC : Culture, communauté et changement.

Toure, K., Tchombé, T.M.S., & Karsenti, T. (2008). ICT and Changing Mindsets in Education / Repenser l’éducation à l’aide des TIC. Collection of 16 edited papers, in French and in English, from 19 researchers. Bamenda: Langaa; Bamako: ERNWACA / ROCARE.
www.rocare.org/ChangingMindsets

BOOK CHAPTERS

Barry, N.A., Niango, A., & Toure, K. (2013). How Does Communication Enrich Integration Policies. In E.T. Ayuk, & S.T. Kaboré (eds.), Wealth through Integration: Regional Integration and Poverty Reduction Strategies in West Africa, pp. 267-285. New York: Springer.
http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-4415-2_14

Barry, N.A., Niango, A., & Toure, K. (2012). Communiquer pour enrichir les politiques d’intégration ? / In E.T. Ayuk, & S.T. Kaboré (eds.), S’intégrer pour s’enrichir : intégration régionale et réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique de l’ouest, pp. 277-296. New York: Springer.
http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-1234-2_14

Toure, K. (2009). Appropriating and making technologies work for you in teaching and learning: depth is of essence / Qu’est-ce que s’approprier les TIC ? In Karsenti, T. (dir.), Intégration pédagogique des TIC : stratégies d’action et pistes de réflexion, pp. 94-110. University of Montreal, and Ernwaca in Bamako. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=100
www.rocare.org/guide-tic/pdf/ch07-ICT-Education-Africa-Teaching-Reflecting-Strategies.pdf

ARTICLES/PAPERS FOR PUBLICATION

Toure, K. (forthcoming). Appropriation pédagogique de l’internet et transformation culturelle en Afrique.

Camara, A., & Toure, K. (2010). African Universities Strategize and Struggle to Research and Make Research Matter (4 pages). For Research Global, a magazine of the Global Research Management Network, managed by the Association of Commonwealth Universities. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_UniversityResearch7.pdf

Camara, A., & Toure, K. (2010). Comment les universités africaines s’efforcent de créer des conditions favorables à la recherche (5 pages). Pour Research Global, un magazine du Réseau mondial pour le management de la recherche (GRMN), géré par l’Association des universités du Commonwealth. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_RechercheUniversitaire7.pdf

Toure, K. (2009) La gouvernance de la recherche universitaire: Y a-t-il un pilote dans l’avion ? Lettre du Bureau de l’Afrique de l’Ouest de l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), no. 2, pp. 9-11. www.kathryntoure.net/2009/09/09/la-gouvernance-de-la-recherche-universitaire-y-a-t-il-un-pilote-dans-l-avion

Toure, K. Developing quality partnerships for quality research. (2008). NORRAG News, no. 41, on the Politics of Partnerships, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland.
www.kathryntoure.net/?p=1

Toure, K. (2006). Understanding conflict’s impact on education in Africa, in Forced Migration Review, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Conflict_education_Africa_ToureK_2006_FM.pdf

Toure, K. (2005). Promoting skills development and education research in Africa. NORRAG News, No. 35 on Critical Perspectives on Gender, Education, and Skills in West and Central Africa at Basic and Post-Basic Levels.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/SkillsDev_Education_Africa_%20Toure,K_2005_NN35.pdf

Toure, K. (2005). Promouvoir le développement de compétences et la recherche en éducation en Afrique, La Lettre de NORRAG, No. 35, sur Perspectives Critiques sur le genre, l’éducation et les compétences en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre aux niveaux primaire et post-primaire, pp. 7-10, Université d’Edimbourg, Ecosse, Royaume-Uni, Institut Universitaire d’Etudes du Développement (IUED), Genève, Suisse et, ROCARE, Bamako, Mali, août.
www.norrag.org/pdf/f/ln11f.pdf

PAPERS FOR PRESENTATION

Toure, K. (2010). Formality and Flexibility in Planning for Research (6 pages). Paper presented at a meeting on the process to elaborate the regional research policy of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dakar, Senegal.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_09_IDRC_StrategicPlanning_forEcowasMtg_final.pdf

Toure, K. (2010). Une démarche structurée mais souple dans la planification de la recherche (7 pages). Papier présenté à une réunion de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO), sur le processus d’élaboration d’une politique régionale de recherche, Dakar, Sénégal.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/2010_09_CRDI_PlannificatonStrategique_pourReunionCEDEAO_final.pdf

Toure, K., & Ayuk, E. (2009). Research to policy: processes and synergies. Presentation at meeting on Promoting Development through Research, Advocacy and Policy in Africa: The Role of Grantmaking, co-hosted by Trust Africa and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Dakar, Senegal, 24-26 March. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=193

Toure, K. (2008). Appropriation des technologies en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre pour un apprentissage en profondeur et la transformation du processus d’enseignement. Présentation par affiche au 76ième congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Québec, Canada, 5-9 mai. www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Appropriation_ToureK_2008-ACFAS.ppt

Butaré, I., & Toure, K. (2008). Linking Research with the Other Missions of the University. Paper presented at the UNESCO Regional Conference on Higher Education in Africa, Dakar, Senegal, 12 November. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=308

Butaré, I., & Toure, K. (2008). Questionnement sur les liens de la recherche avec les autres missions de l’Université. Papier présenté à la Conférence régionale UNESCO sur l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique : promotion de la science la technologie, la recherche et l’innovation, Dakar, Sénégal, 12 novembre. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=118

Tchombe, T.M.S., Maïga, M., Toure, K., Mbangwana, M., Diarra, M.L., & Karsenti, T. (2008). Getting ready for higher education: the role of ICT in secondary schools / Être prêt pour l’Université : le rôle des TIC dans l’enseignement secondaire. Paper in preparation for the ADEA Biennale in Maputo, Mozambique, May. www.kathryntoure.net/?p=111

Toure, K. (2006). Using formative research to create a learning environment to inform education policy implementation and educational system regeneration in Africa. Presentation for Working Group on Education Sector Analysis (WGESA), Biennale of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Libreville, Gabon, 27-31 March.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Formative_research_Toure,K_2006_LibrevilleADEA.ppt

REPORTS

Toure, K., Dolo, S., Dembélé, O.O., & Ouattara, K. (eds). (2008). Travaux des jeunes chercheurs de Kalanso à Bamako au Mali. Collection de 13 rapports de recherche des élèves de l’atelier de recherche de 7ème année.
www.rocare.org/publications/KALANSO_rapports_de_recherche.pdf

Rath, A., Maharajh, R., Toure, K., & Mbangwana, M. (2008). Evaluation of the African Technology Policy Studies (ATPS) network. For IDRC.

Konaté, M.K., & Toure, K. (2004). Réponses de la recherche face à l’impact du VIH/SIDA sur les systèmes éducatifs en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre / Education Research Response to HIV/AIDS in West and Central Africa. Rapport final d’atelier / Workshop Final Report. Bamako : ROCARE / ERNWACA. www.rocare.org/Rapport-Atelier%20rocare&iipe_vih-sida&ED_2004-12-08.pdf

Obanya, P., & Toure, K. (2003). Emerging Trends in Research on the Quality of Education: A Synthesis of Educational Research Reviews from 1992-2002 in eleven countries of West and Central Africa. Bamako: ERNWACA.
www.rocare.org/ROCARE_SYNTHESIS_ADEA_Emerging.pdf

Toure, K., & Lefoka, P. (2003). Formative Research to support education policy implementation in Africa. White paper for Working Group on Education Sector Analysis (WGESA), Biennale of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) on the Quest for Quality: Learning from the African Experience; Grand Baie, Mauritius, 3-6 December.www.kathryntoure.net/2006/04/02/formative-research-for-informed-education-policy-implementation-in-africa

CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

(2012). Facilitated workshop on “Balancing commissioned work and long-term research / Equilibre entre consultation et recherche à long terme” for Think Tank Initiative Exchange on Enabling Success, Cape Town, South Africa, June.

Toure, K. (2005). Education Perspectives on Governance and Equity. Wrap-up Reflections for IDRC Governance, Equity and Health (GEH) Partners’ Conference focusing on “Governance” at the interplay of health, equity and financing, Saly Portudal, Senegal, 25-30 April.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Governance_Equity_Health_Education_ToureK_2005.ppt

Toure, K. (2005). Suivi et évaluation de l’éducation préventive sur le VIH/SIDA dans l’éducation formelle et non formelle. Présentation pour le Séminaire sous-régional UNESCO sur l’Education préventive sur les IST et le VIH/SIDA à l’école : échanges d’expériences, définition des normes et standards des programmes d’enseignement, Bamako, Mali, 8 février.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/VIH__Education_SuiviEvaluation_ToureK_2005.ppt

Toure, K. (2004). Consolidating research quality to inform education policy and practice in Africa. Presentation for Steering Committee seminar of Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), Cavanne-de-Bogis, Switzerland, 14-15 April.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Consolidating_research_quality_2004_ERNWACA.ppt

Toure, K. (2004). How can IDRC better incorporate education research in its programs? Presentation for Sub-Saharan African Regional Matrix Meeting of International Research and Development Centre (IDRC), Dakar, Senegal, 20-22 January.
www.kathryntoure.net/docs/Education_in_programming_Toure,K_2004.ppt

Toure, K. (2002). Education Research Networking in West and Central Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. Presentation for Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) annual conference on Social Construction of Marginality: Globalization’s Impact on the Disenfranchised Orlando, Florida, USA, 6-9 March.

Toure, K. (2002). Recherche régional en réseau : le cas du ROCARE. Présentation pour le Colloque national sur la Professionnalisation de la formation des enseignants et le développement national, ENS de l’Université de Yaoundé I et le Ministre de l’Enseignement Supérieur avec le ROCARE-Cameroun et l’UNESCO, Yaoundé, Cameroun, 28-29 mai.

Toure, K. (2000). Role of the Internet Service Provider in Telecommunications in Africa. Presentation for the International Telecommunications Union’s Summit on Internet and Telecommunications in Africa, Banjul, Gambia, 5 June.

Toure, K. (2000). The New World of Telecommunications in Cote d’Ivoire. Participation in panel discussion for “Challenges,” a television show produced by Martika Production and diffused on Ivorian television and on TV5 in Africa and Europe, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, June.

Toure, K. (1999). Electronic Commerce: The Motor for Future Economic Growth? Presentation for the launch of Africa Online in San Pedro, San Pedro, Côte d’Ivoire, 22 September.

Toure, K. (1999). Role of the Web and Electronic Commerce in Sales and Marketing. Presentation for a seminar organized by SIT (Ivorian Technology Company), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 June.

Toure, K. (1998). Which Communication and Marketing Strategies Will Make a Company Competitive in a World of Increasingly Global Economies? Presentation for a Day of Reflection organized by ESIC (College for sales engineers), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 28 May.

Toure, K. (1997).How to Prepare Yourself for an Increasingly Competitive Labor Market. Presentation for seminar for Peace Corps volunteers, Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, 31 October.

Toure, K. (1997).Impact of the Internet for the Ivorian Economy and Culture. Participation in Round Table organized by Fraternité Matin, the largest daily newspaper, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 15 October.

Toure, K. (1997). Interactive Marketing. Presentation for an Oracle conference on Databases for Networked Computing, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 4 November.

Toure, K. (1996-1997).Hands-on Internet Trainer for the UNJCI (National Union for Journalists of Côte d’Ivoire), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 April 1997 and 22 November 1996.

Toure, K. (1996). History of Internet and its Development in Côte d’Ivoire. Presentation for seminar organized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 13 November.

Toure, K. (1996). How the American Community in Côte d’Ivoire May Benefit from Internet. Presentation for the American Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 10 October.

PEER REVIEWS

Peer review of 54 Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grants (CAREG) proposals, as member of the selection committee put together by the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), 2010.
International Scientific Committee member, International Journal of Technologies in Higher Education / Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire, 2009.
Peer review of over 100 abstracts in French for presentations proposed for the E-learning conference, Dakar, Senegal, 27-29 May 2009.
Peer review of 13 draft articles for the Journal of Education Research in Africa (JERA or, in French, “RARE”), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2008.
Peer review of 17 draft articles and preparation of tips on academic writing, for Writing Workshop on the pedagogical integration of information and communication technologies (ICT), with the participation of university researchers from 11 different African countries, organized by ERNWACA, the Wits School of Education at the University of the Witwatersrand, and University of Montreal in Johannesburg, South Africa, 11-12 February 2008.
Periodic reviews of education-related papers for the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 2007-2008.

ACTIVITES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), member, 2013-present
Editorial Board member and Volunteer copyeditor, Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group (Langaa RPCIG), 2006-present
Lead instructor for workshop on Initiation to Research, Kalanso junior high school, Bamako, Mali, 2007-2008
Yoga instructor, Bamako, Mali, 2005-2008
American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 1998-2001
Internet Society, member, 1996-2000
Iowa Women’s Foundation, Founding Member, Iowa, USA, 1996
Iowa City Foreign Relations Council, Member of Public Programming Committee, Iowa, USA, 1995-1996
Iowa Global Education Association, Member, Iowa, USA, 1994-1996
Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Volunteer for the Asylum Project, New York City, USA, 1987
Women’s Transitional Care Services, Advocate for Women, Lawrence, Kansas, USA, 1985
Amnesty International, active member, Kansas and New York in USA, Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire, 1983-1987
Amigos de las Americas, a youth-led health program, Volunteer in Zacualtipan, Hidalgo, Mexico, 1979